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1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561-2814
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Founded by the Smiley Family in 1869, our Victorian castle resort is nestled in the Hudson Valley on top of a mountain, bordering the crystal waters of Lake Mohonk and surrounded by 40,000 acres of pristine forest. Located only 90 miles north of New York City, our National Historic Landmark resort offers an inclusive experience with three incredible farm-to-table meals daily and most activities included in the rate as well as any additional fees (excluding taxes), so the rate you see is the rate you get. Add-on experiences available including our newly refreshed spa with outdoor treatment room, horseback riding, rock climbing and more. Advance reservations required.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Archery
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Bicycles available
Boating
Canoeing
Game room
Golf course
Hiking
Horseback riding
Skiing
Tennis court
Billiards
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Patio
Table tennis
Walking tours
Children's playground
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Salon
Solarium
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shops
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24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
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Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
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E M wrote a review Feb 3
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I am truly stunned we paid $1000/ night for this hotel. I truly cannot understand the repeat customers or justification for this price. I feel bamboozled. to start: the decor, food ambience and quality, and activities offered are (to NO exaggeration) exactly like my aunt’s assisted living facility. decor: for the price of this stay there should be an interior designer designing the spaces, marble, etc. a previous review on google compared it to the shining hotel and my husband said the same thing when we checked in! you can imagine the twins at the end of the hallway. rooms have no tv. we asked for one to be brought, but it wasn’t a smart tv. when I asked concierge if they had smart tv instead to watch netflix she looked at me like I had ten heads and it was the year 2000. walls are extremely thin that we whispered to each other so as not to disturb the neighbors- don’t expect anything romantic here! food: very college mess hall atmosphere. the dinner I swear the website said they offer a fine dining experience and ask you dress to that level when we booked and this was then removed from website. the ambience is in no way fine dining. the waiters at dinner did offer good service. the food was just OK. the first night I had pasta dumplings that were inedible. the dessert was like college dessert at cafeteria and gross, couldn’t eat it. this is very unlike me to not finish a meal. so that says a lot. breakfast, again- I swear upon booking it said it was a sit down breakfast in main dining hall but upon arrival it was college cafeteria style buffet. a germaphobes worst nightmare. communal ketchup bowls - just gross. food was nothing but just OK. and again, who wants to pay this price for buffet food? no alcohol included. no cappuccinos. very assisted living meets college campus again. activities: there really aren’t any- to justify the price paid for the “all inclusive.” the movie is in a dated, small room, with dated banquet chairs and an old tv - it looks like a funeral home sitting room. we did 2 activities meditation and a guided hike. both were enjoyable. however it’d make more sense to pay ala cart for this $10-25 rather than the exorbitant nightly rate for all inclusive. bingo was in a sad room with just the two hosting girls waiting for any takers. again, exactly like assisted living. concierge: needs to be trained in hospitality. should be over the top bubbly for this price paid. positives: where the 2 stars come from the spa had a phenomenal massage, probably the best i’ve had. nice indoor pool beautiful nature setting in summary, there would be no review of this hotel were ~$400/ night. at $1000/ night, with the ambience, decor, room quality imo being worth $400/ night that means they’re giving you $600 worth of food and activities per day which they are not. MAYBE if alcohol was included and the activities were more than what’s offered at any other resort for free I’d like money back because I think it’s completely ridiculous what they’ve charged for this facility.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Steve R wrote a review Aug 2022
Springfield, New Jersey24 contributions10 helpful votes
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I was hesitant to embark on this three night trip to Mohonk Mountain House arranged by my girlfriend. I was very pleasantly surprised. Let’s start with the food. All reservations include three meals per day. There are several options for each meal. It’s too much food, but it is delicious. For breakfast, you can dine in the Main dining room and have your choice of many delectable options. I had a lobster omelette, eggs Benedict, and a vegetarian omelette. All three were outstanding. They also were able to prepare my Bulletproof coffee, which is part of my keto diet. You can also eat in the Lake Lounge where there is a complete buffet including scrambled eggs. Having had a complete breakfast each day, lunch was unnecessary, but it was included. Again you can eat in the Main dining room where there are a variety of tasty options from which to choose. Lunch includes a starter, an entrée and dessert. I particularly enjoyed the gazpacho and lobster salad. Everything I ordered was great. The desserts especially are wonderful at Mohonk Mountain House. Or you can go to the Granary, which is an outdoor buffet-style area with picnic tables. There you can order hotdogs, hamburgers, mushroom burgers, vegetarian burgers or a pulled meat barbecue sandwich. There are a variety of salads and fruit options. For dessert you have your choice of cakes, cookies, brownies or ice cream. I could have eaten there every day. We had dinner at three different venues. The main dining room is almost gourmet standard fare. The starters, entrées and desserts were all excellent. Another night we ate at the Pavilion, which was the potential bad weather option for the Granary. Again, it’s buffet style with your choice of different cookout options. There were also crabcakes, mussels, salmon, cold salads, vegetables, and a carving station. Desserts are similar to the lunch options of cakes, pies and ice cream. My only complaint was that we went on the late side and some of the food in the chafing dishes was cold and we were rushed to leave. If you go to the Granary for dinner, go early. Our final dining destination was the West dining room, which is a much smaller room than the Main dining room and, I believe, serves a slightly different menu. Nevertheless, my girlfriend’s pasta and my steak were excellent as were the desserts. Dining at Mohonk Mountain House is a treat. Be prepared to put on some pounds. There are plenty of things to do at Mohonk Mountain House. There is a relatively new spa with indoor pool, swimming and boating at the Lake, which is directly next to the hotel. There are tennis courts, a basketball court, volley ball, discus golf, and a playground. At the bottom of the mountain, Mohonk has a nine hole golf course. It is short, but very challenging with narrow fairways, blind shots, major elevation changes and some severely sloped greens. Our room was spacious enough with a balcony and rocking chairs overlooking the rear side putting green and a view of the lake. Tipping is included in your room rate and the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. I will compare it to the training received by Ritz Carlton employees. Despite the relatively expensive accommodations, There were plenty of families with children there. They claim they have been sold out since January 1., which is a great thing since it means they can retain their employees throughout the year. I give Mohonk House a big thumbs up.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Go to the Granary early for dinner. Arrive early for 4 pm cookies Make a tee time.
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Brian S wrote a review Jan 2023
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After driving through a snow storm and having a minor auto accident we arrived and the stress melted away. Truly a special place at this hectic time. Staff is always great and food fantastic but the real magic is the serenity. A short distance from civilization but feels like you have been transported back to a simpler time.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Terry D wrote a review Jan 2023
New York City, New York10 contributions3 helpful votes
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First things first. This is an incredibly special place with a rich history, in a spectacular setting, and with a weekend theme that was right up my alley. The jazz shows we attended (four, but there were more...) were superb, and what a pleasure to be among other jazz aficionados. Every staff member we encountered went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable, provide information, comfort, smiles. The food was generally good, not great, but varied and plentiful. The indoor swimming pool was lovely! There were yoga and meditation classes that were not in the cards for our short stay, but I know from friends that they are a terrific added value. Our exploration of the hiking trails was a bonus... we were surprised at how much we were able to do (a couple in our mid-sixties, one with arthritic knees!). Now for the one sticking point. We were shown to our room, and we couldn't have been more taken aback at how much it DID NOT resemble the photographs on the website. Not even close: it looked like the last room to be booked at a Hampton Inn Suites. (I think that I have stayed in nicer rooms at the Hampton Inn.) Two people could not pass each other at the end of the bed. Actually, one person would have to turn sideways to fit between the bed and the wall. There was no closet, just a bar that ran above a small set of drawers. My husband's suit jacket didn't even fit. No bureau, no easy chairs, no antique furniture, no art on the walls, low ceiling height, tiny bathroom, everything painted institutional grey. We called down to the front desk and expressed our disappointment. They offered us a choice of two other rooms. One was next door: only slightly larger, with a chair, but the same lack-of-closet situation. The other room was better, more in the character of the website photos, with a real closet and two easy chairs. I write this review to warn folks about this "bait and switch." When we booked, we chose a Traditional Room with a King-size bed. The room we ultimately stayed in had a Queen-size bed, but was worth the change. I think if some of the rooms were to be significantly marked down, it might be a clue that they are different than what is pictured. I hope that the management reads this review, and resolves how to communicate the differences. It is unfair to put their staff in the position of trying to accommodate people who feel misled. I wholeheartedly recommend a stay at this beautiful mountain house, and I know that we'll return someday soon. But we will communicate in advance our desire to be accommodated in the spirit of what is promoted on the website.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Morgan C wrote a review Jan 2023
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Had high hopes for this place. They have a large room that has no ambiance, no music, strange seating, bright lights. A bar is tucked in the back with no windows. It is so bizarre that a hotel on such a beautiful property does not have a bar that overlooks the outside. Overall, strange vibes that do not make a guest feel comfortable.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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CTYankee10 wrote a review Jan 2023
Durham, Connecticut55 contributions24 helpful votes
Awesome as always ( we’ve stayed here several times before). Incredible accommodations, excellent food, and impeccable service. Unmatched spa experience. Awesome hiking trails. Although pricey, it’s a place everyone should go to at least once in their life
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Barbara Stirewalt, General Manager at Mohonk Mountain House
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Dear CTYankee10, We are delighted you enjoyed our beautiful hiking trails, spa, and dining. We hope to welcome you again to our mountaintop soon!
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Paul L wrote a review Jan 2023
New York City, New York168 contributions92 helpful votes
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The review below entitled ‘check your mindset’ is the best and most accurate review of Mohonk. I fall into the category of someone who’s been coming on and off for 40 years and my wife and I and our two kids love the place. That said, it’s not for everyone but I feel secure in saying there’s no place like Mohonk in the USA. It was ‘finished’ in 1902 and is still standing in all its glory. It is majestic. The dining room will take your breath away. The lake is glorious. The public rooms are to die for. The entire house (not a ‘hotel’) is magnificent and from another era. Walking these hallways, I feel like I’ve been thrown back to another century (the 19th century). The house and the grounds have always been there but relatively recent additions like the large indoor pool and the lovely ice skating rink fit right in architecturally. We found the food to be much better than we remembered. The salads especially were fresh and well done. We also liked the choices at lunch and breakfast. Everyone on the staff that we encountered was lovely and fell all over themselves asking what could be done to help. I don’t understand the review from December that found the staff less than perfect. That was not our experience at all. But Mohonk is expensive and you must set your expectations. It is wildly expensive. (I had to un-invite two friends who lived nearby from lunch after discovering it was $135 per person!!! Do you see what I mean?) I can’t say that enough. But I still love it and think it’s generally good value. All of that said, it’s not perfect. There’s no televisions in the room if that’s your thing and you’ll do a lot of walking even inside if your mobility is challenged. It’s a five star hotel from the 19th, not the 21st, century and I find that charming but you (take a look in the mirror) might find that lacking.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Barbara Stirewalt, General Manager at Mohonk Mountain House
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Dear writer418, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you wanted to share your viewpoint and love for Mohonk and we are grateful for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back again to our mountaintop!
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Hanna D wrote a review Jan 2023
New York City, New York40 contributions23 helpful votes
Very disappointed. We returned to this place expecting the same experience of a buffet brunch we had 4 years ago. For the same price we got food that was of lesser quality and a flimsy selection. Service was also subpar and we were unpleasantly surprised by the fact that towards the end of our meal there were hardly any desserts left, even though the restaurant was still officially open
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Barbara Stirewalt, General Manager at Mohonk Mountain House
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Hanna D, We regret to hear that we fell short of your expectations. Please reach out to our team at guestrelations@mohonk.com if you wish to discuss this matter further.
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GlobalBizPro wrote a review Jan 2023
New York City, New York5 contributions21 helpful votes
I had tried to visit Mohunk to see if it would be a suitable place for a family birthday. I was told I could not come on the property unless I bought a meal or room. I said I’d never been there and just wanted to see it and ask questions. The lady on the phone was adamant. No money. No entrance. A year later I invited a business colleague for lunch and he asked me if we could go to Mohunk. I had trouble making reservations. I was told only one table was left in the entire hotel . I ask the lady to hold on and i’d call right back after I called my friend. I called right back. Less than 2 minutes. When I called back I was told it as full. No more tables. After some discussion the lady found one table. When we showed up it was pouring rain and I drove to valet park. After a bit the valet came to the car and told me they did not park cars for day guests….despite the handicapped designation in the window. So I drove down the hill and waked up in the rain. No one was there to direct us. We wandered around and finally found the restaurant and were admitted. We were stunned. The restaurant sat some 150 people and I counted 18. Full?? No reservations??? We were seated given water and left alone for 29 minutes. Finally got the waitresses attention and asked for menus and a wine list. No menus. The buffet was served in the kitchen. Two 5 oz glasses of wine were brought for $38 plus tax. The food was good. Nothing special. $150+ each. We wandered around and tried to find something to do but we’re lost. My colleague and I were just appalled at the poor customer service, Lack of information, creepy cult-like insistence on not being able to see the property without paying a lot of money. We do not recommend this place! Poor value for money. Po
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Dear GlobalBizPro, We regret to hear that we fell short of your expectations. We do appreciate constructive criticism on how we can improve the experience for our guests. Please reach out to our team at guestrelations@mohonk.com if you wish to discuss your stay further.
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Craig F wrote a review Jan 2023
Warwick, New York82 contributions18 helpful votes
We love this place, it's so nice to disconnect and just enjoy everything that MMH has to offer. The staff is great, the food is plentiful and the activities are readily available. I hesitate to write such a good review because I like that not everyone knows about this place!
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear 845craigf, Thank you for the lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our mountaintop!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mohonk Mountain House
Which popular attractions are close to Mohonk Mountain House?
Nearby attractions include DM Weil Gallery (5.0 miles), Minnewaska State Park Preserve (4.9 miles), and Mohonk Preserve (2.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Mohonk Mountain House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Mohonk Mountain House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a desk, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Mohonk Mountain House?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Mohonk Mountain House?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mohonk Mountain House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Garvan's, Mountain Brauhaus Restaurant, and A Tavola Trattoria.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mohonk Mountain House?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mohonk Mountain House?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Mohonk Mountain House offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Mohonk Mountain House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Historic Huguenot Street (3.7 miles) and The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum (4.3 miles).
Does Mohonk Mountain House have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.